Dreams of the Fabled Fall Blitz Turn Into an Industrialized Fishing Nightmare
The scene that shocked East Coast anglers who waited all year to cruise up to striped bass blitzing on an embattled forage fish I look forward to fall fishing...
Atlantic States’ Vote on Management of Critical Forage Fish Opens Door for Better Study
Commission vote falls short of considering ecosystem-wide impacts in management of Atlantic menhaden but establishes new reference points for future decisions.
Modernizing Management of the Most Important Fish in the Sea
The Atlantic menhaden sustains East Coast angling and coastal economies—but these forage fish are at a turning point.
Where Are Forage Fish on the Chesapeake Bay’s Health Report Card?
Restoration efforts have helped the Bay earn an above-failing grade, but the tiny fish at the base of the system weren’t even evaluated.
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WHAT WILL FEWER HUNTERS MEAN FOR CONSERVATION?
The precipitous drop in hunter participation should be a call to action for all sportsmen and women, because it will have a significant ripple effect on key conservation funding models.Learn More